Black Unemployment 80% Higher Than White

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its Employment Situation Summary for November. The unemployment rate nationwide was 3.7%, the same as in October. The economy added 263,000 jobs which was more than expected. One trend was the same as it has been since the BLS started to release the data. The black unemployment rate was […]
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US economy adds 263,000 jobs in November, beating expectations in a boost to Joe Biden

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the US economy added 263,000 jobs during the month of November, beating expectations and offering a boon to President Joe Biden.Moody’s Analytics had estimated that the economy would add only 190,000 jobs whereas human resources management giant ADP estimated that the economy added 127,000 jobs last month. The US unemployment rate remained at 3.7 per cent. Each of the major worker groups remained virtually unchanged: 3.4 per cent of adult men were unemployed; 3.3 per cent of adult women; 11.3 per cent of teenagers; 3.2 per cent of white people; 5.7 per cent...

Being bilingual has health benefits

According to this article, language can add years to your life. Researchers were intrigued by the fact that Hispanics in the United States lived longer, and had lower incidences of heart disease than other non-Hispanic whites. This is despite them having higher instances of risk factors for such conditions like high blood pressure and heart disease.
Washington Examiner

New poll shows DeSantis would beat Biden, while Trump would lose, again

It’s just one survey, but the latest Marquette University Law School poll not only shows Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis beating former President Donald Trump in the Republican primary, but it shows him beating President Joe Biden in the general election as well. Among 1,000 adults polled between Nov. 15...
Morganton News Herald

On oolls, Hispanics, and suburbs

In much of the country, the Republican Party fell well short of expectations in the 2022 midterms. Flawed GOP nominees in Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Nevada and Arizona lost winnable races for U.S. Senate, thus consigning their party to another two years in the minority. Democrats lost their U.S. House majority but only by a sliver of seats. At the state level, Democrats netted two governorships while Republicans lost control of at least five legislative chambers — the Pennsylvania House, the Minnesota Senate, both chambers in Michigan, and the Alaska Senate, where a coalition of Democrats and dissident Republicans will take over.

Job Growth Surpasses Expectations in November

The U.S. economy added 263,000 jobs in November, more than economists expected. “Notable job gains occurred in leisure and hospitality, health care, and government,” the Bureau of Labor Statistics said. “Employment declined in retail trade and in transportation and warehousing.”. The unemployment rate remained steady at 3.7%, with...

Another Pandemic

We are just coming out of that dreadful pandemic that made us hide our faces, lock ourselves indoors, and avoid any contact with fellow humans. There was a second pandemic at the same time that went unnoticed for a while, and it seems that we are also coming out of that as well, albeit, more slowly. There are no vaccines, no tests, and no stimulus checks for it, but there are plenty of fever, fatigue, headaches, nausea, and even diarrhea of the verbal kind.

LaLiga announces promotional partnership with UFC

The Spanish top-tier football league, LaLiga, has announced a new promotional partnership with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). With this deal, both the involved parties will aim to engage with fans of both sports. The Spanish top football league and the MMA promotion will collaborate on social media, on-site coverage...
US News and World Report

DNC Kicks Iowa, New Hampshire to the Curb in Early Primary Shake-Up

Following their leader, Democrats on Friday approved a historic shake-up of the presidential primary schedule that would kick New Hampshire and Iowa out of their traditional first-in-the-nation roles and elevate states to give Black, Hispanic, Asian American, Muslim and labor union voters a bigger voice. The new schedule, which still...
CBS Austin

Inflation creating access to healthcare crisis among low-income patients, providers say

DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. (WHP) — Healthcare providers say inflation is fueling the access to care crisis among low-income patients. “You have a health challenge and transportation issues or housing that is substandard, those things come together and make your health issues more challenging,” Community Progress Council President and CEO Robin Rohrbaugh said.